Don’t Let Your Retirement Capsize!

Don’t Let Your Retirement Capsize!

You worked hard to accumulate and plan for retirement.  As you head into the fall or distribution season of life, do it with the same finesse.  You need to discern which income streams to access, when to turn them on and how they will interact with each other.  As you...
Get In The Boat!

Get In The Boat!

  It is 97 degrees out today and a girlfriend and I are getting on the river.  I am blessed to live in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, with outdoor amenities at my fingertips.  It is her first time on the river, and she is a bit apprehensive of getting into a...
Can You Tell– Is It Real Or Fake?

Can You Tell– Is It Real Or Fake?

Remember the scene in When Harry Met Sally, as they sat in the diner?  Meg Ryan wants to prove her point that men cannot tell the difference between a woman’s real or a fake orgasm.  The clincher was when the lady at a nearby table makes the request “I’ll have what...
Overcoming Three Retirement Hurdles

Overcoming Three Retirement Hurdles

Picture the 100 or 110 meter hurdle race.  That’s the one where you have to jump 10 hurdles to reach the finish line. You have retirement financial goals: pay off your mortgage, build your 401k, create a tax efficient income stream.  With the end in mind, how do you...
Are You Dissing Your Dollars?

Are You Dissing Your Dollars?

Ladies – when you “dis” something – you mentally degrade or put it down.  This can hinder you from using your financial resources in retirement to fulfill your unique version of true wealth. In my 23+ years in the personal finance world, I have discovered it is so...